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One million people displaced by drought in Somalia
“I pray we get rain by mercy of God.”
FAO scales up procurement of fertilizers thanks to $10 million loan from UN Central Emergency Response Fund
Somalia: “We cannot wait for famine to be declared; we must act now”
WHO launches appeal to respond to urgent health needs in greater Horn of Africa
First grain shipment leaving Ukraine offers glimmer of hope as we grapple with child hunger
Bantu expansion took rainforest route
Hunger timebomb – and how Australia can prevent millions of child deaths
Millions of children in Somalia at risk of dying from starvation
To support trafficking victims, UNHCR urges more protection services in Africa
UN Committee against Torture publishes findings on Botswana, Nicaragua, State of Palestine and United Arab Emirates
Universal access to sexual and reproductive health
Two-weeks increase in food billionaires’ wealth enough to fully fund East Africa hunger crisis response
SOMALIA: Severe malnutrition among children soars 300% since January
Deteriorating hunger situation urgent crisis for millions caught in conflict
Families resorting to extreme measures to survive hunger crisis prompts more funding from Save Children
WHO intensifies response to looming health crisis in greater Horn of Africa as food insecurity worsens
UNHCR appeals for life-saving aid for millions affected by catastrophic Horn of Africa drought
Malnourished children are treated on mattresses outside overflowing hospitals as Somalia accelerates towards famine
Drought in Horn of Africa: FAO appeals for $172 million to help avert famine and humanitarian catastrophe
FAO Desert Locust campaign: East Africa upsurge supressed, Kenya free from Desert Locust
UNHCR data visualization on Mediterranean crossings charts rising death toll and tragedy at sea
WHO publishes new guideline with region-specific treatment recommendations
As rains fail again, catastrophic hunger looms over Somalia
Honouring our four-legged heroes
800% increase in UN appeal needs for extreme weather-related emergencies in 20 years
UN Security Council meeting: Agriculture is key to lasting peace and security, FAO says
Time to transform agrifood systems in response to multiple shocks and worsening food security
One person likely dying from hunger every 48 seconds in drought-ravaged East Africa as world again fails to heed warnings
G7: FAO puts forward proposals to address current and future food shortages
UNICEF and WHO warn of ‘perfect storm’ of conditions for measles outbreaks, affecting children
Fears mount as rains failing for fourth time and war in Ukraine sends food prices rocketing
Wild Dozen: Prized as ingredients, vulnerable wild plants face surging demand
Spiraling costs, surging conflict, and soaring climate disasters create desperate future for millions of refugees across Eastern
Somalia: New data show how drought in Horn of Africa is driving up acute hunger
Oxfam reaction to IPCC’s Working Group III report on climate change mitigation
As many as 28 million people across East Africa at risk of extreme hunger if rains fail again
National Monument to Migration celebrates 1,281 new names
UNHCR Special Envoy, Ms. Angelina Jolie Statement to High-Level Pledging Event on Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
UNHCR ramps up aid to thousands displaced by Somalia drought
Anzac Day resources for our schools, ex-service organisations and community groups
Hon Andrew Gee mp – Anzac Day resources for our schools, ex-service organisations and community groups
UNHCR seeks US$205 million to deliver life-saving assistance to over 1.6 million people affected by northern Ethiopia conflict
Oxfam reaction to IPCC’s Working Group II report on climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability
Drought in Horn of Africa: FAO welcomes €20 million contribution from Germany to avert hunger crisis
Drought in Horn of Africa: New analyses flag mounting risks, need to support rural families
Near East and North Africa endorse FAO’s strategic priorities on transforming agrifood systems
Nillumbik’s 2022 Australia Day Award winners